Extra Bases

Red Sox coverage in today’s Globe

Amalie Benjamin looks at the latest setback for Daisuke Matsuzaka. It’s a sore back, but does not appear serious.

Terry Francona plans to treat Mike Lowell with respect this spring. But that doesn’t necessarily mean there’s a job for him. This notebook also has updates on Tim Wakefield, Bill Hall and Boof Bonser.

Pitchers and catchers report today here in Fort Myers, where it is 50 degrees and chilly — not that we expect much sympathy from those of you back home. Stick around the blog all day for reports from camp.

Also, you can follow me on Twitter at PeteAbe and Amalie at AmalieBenjamin.


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